She was born Jan. 5, 1923, in Vigo County, as the daughter of Lewis Albert and Gladys Miller Winn.
She married Francis South April 5, 1942.
He preceded her in death Nov. 14, 2008.
She was a member of Easter Star -- Brazil No. 80.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Francis; son Francis South Jr., in 2002; brothers Abe Winn and Lawrence "Ted" Russel; sisters Phoebe Nichol, Addie Boyle and Irene Shear.
She is survived by sons Bill South and wife Michele, Columbia Station, Ohio, and Tom South and wife Phyllis, Terre Haute; daughters Charlene Kelley and husband Jack, Columbus, Ind.; Beverly Hopper, Las Vegas, Nev., and Nina Hylton and husband Ivin, Cory; brother Paul Winn, Brazil; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other extended family.
Visitation will be Sept. 9, at 1:30 p.m., at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., at the funeral home, with Pastor Aaron Wheaton officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Organization, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1700, Chicago, Ill., 60601, in memory of Nellie South.
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